Arté

Pintô Art Museum

I’m currently on an unplanned long vacation in the Philippines; and since my extended stay was unexpected, I didn’t plan any out-of-town trips. Luckily, there are so many things to do in our province, Rizal. A few minutes drive from our house in Taytay is the Pintô Art Museum in Antipolo City. Far from the […]

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Monet Was There

In a last-minute roster change, I got a London flight in exchange for Muscat. Imagine how happy I was when I realized that I would be able to make it to the final week of Monet and Architecture – a special exhibit at the National Gallery. I’ve mentioned Monet in some of my previous posts, […]

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Places

Rome-ing Around

Rome is one of those places which however many times you visit, will never ever lose its appeal. The last time I went out and took tourist pictures of the famous landmarks in the city was back in 2012, although I had come back quite a few times after that. I make sure to always […]

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Chris Ofili’s The Caged Bird’s Song

From April to August 2017, Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic is on display in the Sunley Room of the National Gallery in London. Upon first glance at the huge tapestry, I was immediately drawn to its colors, intricacies, and representation. And as I look more closely into the details of the artwork, I became more astounded at […]

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China in Qatar

I have always been an Impressionism fan, but every time I visit a gallery with artwork from a different movement, I have this tinge feeling of disloyalty to Monet and Renoir (like that time I was in Florence and was ogling that Botticelli, heheh). Somehow, every form of artwork always presents a different kind of […]

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